A week in security (July 6 – 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:30:09 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 6 – 12, including a look at pre-installed malware on some Android phones, and a Mac malware mystery.

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We found yet another phone with pre-installed malware via the Lifeline Assistance program

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:30:00 +0000

We discovered yet another phone model with pre-installed malware provided from the Lifeline Assistance program via Assurance Wireless by Virgin Mobile.

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70% apps in common use have security flaws. Are you protected?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:55:40 +0000

Most of the popular applications we use today are built upon open-source libraries – free code repositories that help developers to create readymade applications. But, how safe are those libraries? According to a recent report, not very. Almost 70 percent of apps in common use were found to have flaws…

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BHIM App attacked! Secure your online banking today with Quick Heal

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 06:41:32 +0000

India’s BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) app used for mobile payments was reported recently to have suffered a massive data leakage of 7.26 million records, according to a security research company. According to the report, the leak happened due to a flaw in a website linked to the BHIM app…

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Android 11's most important additions

Credit to Author: JR Raphael| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 04:00:00 -0700

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Microsoft pushes fixes for 128 security bugs in June, 2020 Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 17:01:17 +0000

In this month&#8217;s Patch Tuesday, a total of 128 security vulnerabilities have been patched in Microsoft products, a slight increase compared to the last few months. Only twelve of the vulnerabilities are rated &#8220;Critical.&#8221; None of the bugs have been found being exploited in the wild (yet). Preceding this month&#8217;s update was a fix for [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/02N0ToRkzv0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Eventbot malware – all you need to know about this new mobile banking Trojan

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 06:15:00 +0000

Eventbot- a new mobile banking Trojan is making the rounds on the Internet, posing threats to online mobile banking apps for Android users. The Government of India’s cybersecurity arm Cert-In has already raised an alarm about this malware and advised security agencies to be alert about its projected spread in…

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